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David Suzuki Foundation has began recruiting for teams of Butterflyway Rangers across the country, including Markham!

David Suzuki Foundation has just shared with us their call for recruitment! They invite your friends, neighbours and other lovely people that may be interested in being a Markham Ranger, especially folks that live in the Cornell/Greensborough…

SPRA Semi-annual Park Clean-UP Fall 2014, October 19 photo report

Thank you everybody who came last Sunday to clean our Park. Since SPRA started this regular clean-ups in Fall 2012, the amount of garbage significantly reduced and now we have collected fewer than ten small bags.…

Thornhill Ward 1 All Candidates Meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm. Henderson Avenue Public School, 66 Henderson Avenue, Thornhill

The Markham Thornhill Ward 1 All Candidates Meeting for the October 27, 2014 Markham municipal election for local councillor, regional councillors, mayoral and school board trustee candidates will be held on:   Thursday, September 18,…

Information about drilling work to start at The German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat

                      ­­­­­­      Settlers Park Residents Association     The German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat Background The Sabiston Landfill has been closed since about 1975. About…

SPRA position on the need to add pedestrian crosswalks at John St. and Cottonwood Crt and Chestnut Gate.

Sooner or later someone is going to get seriously hurt crossing John Street to catch the bus! In the past year SPRA has been contacted by the residents demanding a crosswalk on John Street in…

Dog-strangling vine (Cynanchum louiseae) in the German Mills Settlers’ Park and Meadow – a real threat to our flora!

Also known as swallowwort, dog-strangling vine is a herbaceous perennial vine that can grow from one to two metres in height by twining and climbing onto trees. As the vine climbs, it essentially strangles its…

SPRA Park Liaison Group, TFN representatives and Markham City environmental manager at the German Mills Settlers Park

German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat Tour with Toronto Field Naturalists, Markham Park Planner and S.P.R.A. Executive   On Monday June 24, 2013 members of the SPRA executive: Rigby Andrews, Kimberly Seymour and Bob James…

NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT GERMAN MILLS SETTLERS PARK EROSION RESTORATION – PHASE 1

Download PDF file of NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) in partnership with The City of Markham and The Regional Municipality of York, is preparing to implement large-scale erosion restoration works within…